The result of 50 years of development! 

Glaser Bender Technology

It's the small and unseen things that make the big difference.

Minimally Invasive, Weight Neutral 

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Under the

Neckplate

There is a small and shallow routed cavity under the neck plate just big enough for the Bender mechanaism.

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Under the

Bridgeplate

A small opening sits under the bridge surface for the B or G Bender Finger.  This does not affect the instrument sound.

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End View

This 1/2" hole will hold the adjustable support tension spring and is capped by a small ferrule and the Phillips tension adjustment screw.

1. Under the Neckplate

 
Neckplate Route

A small, shallow cavity is created under the neckplate for the plate-mounted mechanism. This does not affect the body strength or sound.

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Bender Lever Arm

The Bender Arm is free of screws and has no slack or wobble. The arm moves very smoothly and the destination pitch is fine-tuned with the thumbscrew shown.

Neckplate Mechanism

The integrated plate and mechanism allows great stability. The built-in bearings provide

the smoothest feel, all in a very light weight unit.

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2. Under the Bridgeplate

 
Bridge Area Routing

There is a small non-invasive route under the bridge plate. This allows the Bender Finger to switch its position between being a B-Bender or G-Bender, per preference.

 

 

 

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Bender Saddle - 'B'

The Bender Bridge with the Bender Saddle - a 'B' Finger and an original style non-bending hi e' portion.

It can be flipped to 'G'.

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Bender Saddle - 'G'

The Bender Bridge with the Bender Saddle - a 'G' Finger and an original style non-bending hi e' portion.

It can be flipped to 'B'.

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Left Handed Option

Benders for left-handed instruments are no problem and are also convertible between 'B' and 'G'. Note the vintage Fender lefty with the bridge corners factory notched to be   re-bent as a lefty.

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Typical Installation

The Bender, installed, is non-invasive and retains the original look and sound.

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3. End View

Tension Spring Hole

A half inch dia. hole runs from the body end, under the bridge to the neckplate area. 

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Tension Adjustment

A phillips screw allows individual preference of Bender tension, easily adjustable for a soft touch or for aggressive high-activity settings.

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Strap Attachment

The butt end strap attachment is not affected by the Bender and does not impede tension screw access.

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